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Jobs and Internships
Open positions with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey and other related wildlife conservation opportunities.
CWF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
There are no open salaried positions at this time.
CWF INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey is excited to offer 2016 Fall Internship opportunities. Once offered, internships can begin on a rolling basis.
Our volunteer opportunities include both field work internships and office-based internships. These internships can offer either course credit or professional experience - depending on the intern's university requirements. Small stipends may be available in certain cases.
CWF OFFICE-BASED INTERNSHIPS
The following positions can be structured to potentially earn credits or volunteer hours. They are based in Trenton, New Jersey. Schedule can range from 7-25 hours per week, with flexible hours. College students, graduate students, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wildlife Conservation Internship
Assist CWF's various wildlife projects through research, correspondence, and administrative work.
Environmental Education Internship
Provide hands-on support for CWF's education department. Responsibilities range from: lesson planning, program development and implementation, including educational school presentations, to administrative tasks. A minimum of 10 hours a week required.
Special Events and Fundraising Internship
Special Events and Fundraising internship to include developing event logistics, researching prospective donors, creating and distributing announcements and invitations, securing, collecting and tracking auction items, assisting with mailings and phone calls related to donations, and providing support for event planning and other fundraising projects as needed. A minimum of 14 hours a week required.
Graphic Design Internship
Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud to create brochures, flyers, and other promotional items for CWF events and projects.
Public Affairs Internship
Assist CWF on policy initiatives, including research, communications, and serving as a liaison on various advocacy initiatives.
Assist with collection and analysis of GIS data for various wildlife conservation projects. Candidate must be proficient with ArcGIS, Excel and be familiar with statistical analysis, knowledge of R statistical programming software preferable. Other responsibilities may include literature searches and data processing.
Assit in the coordination of statewide art and photography exhibits, develop website material, explore program options in wildlife photography ethics.
Work with CWF staff on social media strategy, email marketing, media relations and other public outreach projects.
Work with CWF staff on website copy, blogging, media strategy, print and electronic newsletter projects.
Work with CWF staff on corporate outreach, member outreach, and event promotion.
CWF VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA INTERNSHIPS (PAID STIPEND POSSIBLE)
The following position may be able to offer a paid stipend for qualified candidates. Intern will need the ability to travel, but can otherwise be managed from home or school. Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to email@example.com.
Gather footage and edit videos showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern. Qualified applicants may be eligible for an additional paid stipend.
Gather footage to create audio and video podcasts showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video and editing experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern.
CWF RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS
Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wildlife Research Internship
Assist and support our many wildlife initiatives with research that can be done from home or from school. Flexible scheduling and consideration of potential topics.
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CWF 2015 Annual Report Story Map
Visit the multiple pages within this Story Map to learn about CWF’s many projects and partnerships in 2015, and the imperiled wildlife species in need of our help. Find examples of the innovative and dedicated leadership of our biologists and volunteers. And take an online journey across the state to learn how our projects made a difference in all corners of New Jersey in 2015 – a great year for wildlife in the Garden State!
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